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WHAT(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   WHAT(1)

NAME
what - show what versions of object modules were used to construct a file SYNOPSIS
what name ... DESCRIPTION
What reads each file and searches for sequences of the form ``@(#)'' as inserted by the source code control system. It then prints the remainder of the string after this marker, up to a null character, newline, double quote, or ``>'' character. BUGS
As SCCS is not licensed with UNIX/32V, this is a rewrite of the what command which is part of SCCS, and may not behave exactly the same as that command does. 4th Berkeley Distribution April 29, 1985 WHAT(1)

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what(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   what(1)

NAME
what - get SCCS identification information SYNOPSIS
file ... DESCRIPTION
The command searches the given files for all occurrences of the pattern that get(1) substitutes for (currently @(#) at this printing) and prints out what follows until the first ", new-line, or null character. For example, if the C program in file contains and is compiled to yield and the command prints identification information identification information identification information is intended to be used in conjunction with the SCCS command (see get(1)) which automatically inserts identifying information, but it can also be used where the information is inserted manually. Options recognizes the following option: Quit after finding the first occurrence of pattern in each file. EXTERNAL INFLUENCES
Environment Variables determines the interpretation of the pattern substituted for as single- and/or multi-byte characters. determines the language in which messages are displayed. If or is not specified in the environment or is set to the empty string, the value of is used as a default for each unspecified or empty variable. If is not specified or is set to the empty string, a default of "C" (see lang(5)) is used instead of If any internationalization variable contains an invalid setting, behaves as if all internationalization variables are set to "C". See environ(5). International Code Set Support Single-byte and multi-byte character code sets are supported. DIAGNOSTICS
Exit status is 0 if any matches are found, otherwise 1. Use for explanations (see sccshelp(1)). WARNINGS
The pattern @(#) may occasionally appear unintentionally in random files, but this causes no harm in nearly all cases. SEE ALSO
get(1), sccshelp(1). STANDARDS CONFORMANCE
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